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Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-23-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By JohnR41
Re: I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. anybody out there with answers?

I would suspect there could be a connection between the two, especially when you say "shortly after" you feel like you have something stuck in your throat/ upper chest.

Medication doesn't get to...
Board: Pregnancy-Teen 07-23-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Is there a possibility that sperm can travel through 5 layers of clothing ???

Sperm cells travel from one place to another by swimming and they can't swim through cloth, especially when you're talking about 5 layers of clothing.
Board: Weight Loss 07-21-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Support through ideal protein diet... I'm losing my mind!

It sounds like the "Burn Fat Orlando" diet. Is that it? A high protein diet?

Do you have to abstain from eating bread for the rest of your life?

I assume you're addicted to baked goods made...
Board: HIV Prevention 07-21-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Please help! Urgent!

I found some information that says it takes about 3 months to be able to detect the HIV antibodies. But then another source said 3 to 6 months. So you might want to get retested after 6 months...
Board: Sexually Transmitted Diseases 07-21-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By JohnR41
Re: STD No Sex

I'm trying to imagine a possible situation that doesn't involve sexual contact. How about this example: You're in a public place and you meet an old friend coming out of the men's room. You shake...
Board: Sexually Transmitted Diseases 07-20-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By JohnR41
Re: STD No Sex

You can get chlamydia if you touch the genitals of an infected person and then immediately touch yourself, or any similar skin contact like rubbing up against an infected partner.
Board: Relationship Health 07-20-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By JohnR41
Re: In love with a girl at work

If she's flirting with you behind her boyfriends back, she may someday do the same to you if you become her boyfriend. She shouldn't be doing what she's doing and neither should you. She's nothing...
Board: Digestive Disorders 07-16-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Severe Abdominal Pain & Vomiting with Meat After Fast

I think meat is usually the most difficult item to digest. To get your protein, why not try something that's easier to digest like lentil soup. Lentils combined with whole grain rice makes a good...
Board: Sinus Problems 07-16-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Congestion, headaches etc, negative test, exhaust smell

You might try thinking in terms of how to improve your overall health. Good health doesn't come about by putting decongestants, allergy meds and nasal sprays in your system. All of these things...
Board: Mesothelioma 07-15-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Inhalation of Zeolite = Asbestos inhalation (I had no idea, please help)

I can only speak from experience to the asbestos issue but I suspect that the same may apply to zeolite. Essentially, it seems to depend on the individual. Just like smoking, some people get lung...
Board: Mesothelioma 07-14-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By JohnR41
Re: boss knowingly exposing employees to asbestos

It depends on what type of building material is involved. For example, an old building can have asbestos shingles but not be a health hazard as long as they remain solid pieces, and they usually do...
Board: Heart Disorders 07-13-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Mr.

Welcome to the HealthBoards.

I assume you would like some information concerning coronary artery disease, so here's some of what I know about it.

It's likely that a change of diet could have...
Board: Pain Management 07-09-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By JohnR41
Re: What To Do for Pain When You Can No Longer Take Any Medications

You mentioned arthritis too and that can sometimes be helped with a cleaner diet (i.e., less processed foods like sugar etc.). All the items you're experimenting with can't be good for your overall...
Board: Depression 07-07-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Effexor Xr

All medications have side effects and Effexor is no exception. There's a long list of possible side effects for this medication and weight gain is one of them. Being that everyone is different, not...
Board: Relationship Health 07-06-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Are my expectations unreasonable?

All of the above could be possible: Let's suppose he's a well educated and well trained professional. Sure, he could try going back to work at some point in the future but, by then, employers may...
Board: Weight Loss 07-05-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Newbie looking for encouragement

Would you consider trading your "sugar/sweets" addiction for fruit addiction? Fresh fruit contains sugar too but also contains fiber and other important nutrients. Mainly, the extra fiber should help...
Board: Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 07-05-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By JohnR41
Re: communication issues w/my AS bf

Where do you see this relationship going? Are you prepared to continue it, as it exists today, for the rest of your life? It seems marriage and living together might be a big disruption for him.
Board: Asperger's Syndrome 07-02-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Aspergers or Anxiety?

You said one of your therapists claimed that you have classic Asperger's. What symptoms did he base that on? And what did he say treatment would consist of? Did he say you could overcome it with...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 07-02-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Ingesting protein

If you want to know, in general, if I think it can be improved by combining it with some real food, I don't think so. Protein powder products are manufactured and highly processed, and, in my...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 07-01-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Ingesting protein

Combining certain foods may help to control blood sugar, like combining high and low glycemic index (GI) foods. If you ate nothing but white bread, for example, your blood glucose would rise quickly...
Board: Caregivers 06-29-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By JohnR41
Re: challenges when feeding a resident

Would she be allowed to eat in her room? Maybe she would do better eating by herself where there are no distractions.
Board: Caregivers 06-29-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By JohnR41
Re: challenges when feeding a resident

That's a good question. Do you know why the person is refusing to eat? Knowing the reason might help if the person can be reasoned with. However, if the person has dementia there may not be much you...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 06-28-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By JohnR41
Re: EXTREME Low Vit D levels

Standard dosing for adults 18 to age 70: recommended daily allowance (RDA)
is 600 IU.

I see that one reliable source states that an adequate blood level of vitamin D is 20 nanograms per...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 06-27-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By JohnR41
Re: thyroid question

Normal TSH range is 0.4 to 4.2 because levels can change through the course of the day. The last time I got checked, my TSH was 5 and my doctor was not concerned about it. I am at my lowest ideal...
Board: Bowel Disorders 06-25-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Blood in the stool

Bleeding that lasts a few days suggests a lack of blood-clotting ability, and this could be the result of consuming too many blood-thinning foods, of which there are many. Foods high in vitamin E...
Board: Angina 06-23-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Is chest pain after straining ALWAYS angina?

Maybe that's a good thing because stents and surgery will not get to the root cause of the problem. These procedures will only buy you some time. I have known people who have gone through this and...
Board: Back Problems 06-22-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Jkenny

Neuropathy may sometimes be helped by a change of diet. I read about this not too long ago - it was a study. Now I'm trying to remember why this might work. I think it had something to do with...
Board: Bowel Disorders 06-22-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Colitis ??

Did your doctor rule out Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBS)?
Board: Bowel Disorders 06-22-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Blood in the stool

When you say you sometimes "experienced a very stressful situation", do you mean physical, as in lifting something heavy, or mental as in arguing?

When you say you consume a plant based diet, does...
Board: Pain Management 06-20-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Help in Bama!

So you have Lupus and a form of Muscular Dystrophy, and you are looking for a doctor who will give you a higher dosage of pain medication? I may be wrong but I suspect doctors are wary of giving too...
Board: Urology 06-20-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Drip after Urination

I don't think that alone is a sign of any health issue. It probably indicates being too much in a hurry to finish urinating. In other words, one or two drops are still in the pipeline and gravity...
Board: Relationship Health 06-18-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Pictures of exes

This is really perplexing. He was careless to leave the pictures where you could see them, but then it was your decision to look at them.

If you like him enough you will just keep quite about...
Board: Cancer: Prostate 06-18-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By JohnR41
Re: PSA bounce/rise ... need help

There are certain things that can raise your PSA temporarily. Here are a few of them:
Recent ejaculation or too much sex, bicycle or horseback riding or other similar activities, sports supplements...
Board: Kidney Disorders 06-17-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Does Aspartame cause Kidney Problems?

Instead of drinking a lot of diet soda, try drinking a lot of water and see if it helps.
Board: Dental Health 06-17-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Tongue Rubbing on Molar wont stop, TMJ?

The only thing I can think of is that drinking a beer relaxes you. So it could be that you just need to avoid stress and learn to relax more (that doesn't mean drinking more beer). ;-)

Other than...
Board: Shoulder / Rotator Cuff Problems 06-17-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Complete Rotator Cuff Tear in Left Shoulder

Being that you're afraid of clotting, that should provide the motivation needed to try some dietary measures. There are diets that increase your risk and diets that will reduce your risk.

If at...
Board: General Health 06-14-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By JohnR41
Re: unexplained bruising

Bruising could be caused by a vitamin C deficiency.

However, there are about 9 or more other possibilities, some of them quite serious and complex. So if you think the bruising is bad enough, it...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 06-13-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Histamines equal inflammation ...

If I understand this correctly, histamines are produced by a type of white blood cell (mast cells) as a reaction to an allergen. This causes an inflammatory immune response. And it's not the food...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-11-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By JohnR41
Re: what is good recipe for Gerd

Hi, Tiara, welcome to the HealthBoards.

First of all, if you are a long term user of antacids, you should stop. Antacids are not a cure because they don't get to the cause of the problem and the...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 06-10-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Sore throat and neck pains

Hi,

Here are some possibilities:

Viral infection: but there will usually be fatigue with that; do you have fatigue?

Smoke exposure: Do you smoke or work around smoke?

Indoor allergens: Is...
Board: General Health 06-08-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Please help - WHAT I AM SUFFERING FROM ???

Hi,

Did you see a doctor about these symptoms?

I'm not sure I understand: You had some symptoms before having your teeth pulled and then additional symptoms after you had your teeth pulled?
...
Board: General Health 06-08-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Do I Need My Shunt Again? Strange Smells And It Is Not Sinus Related

Up until now, the only one I knew who had hydrocephalus was my mother and she never had headaches or any problem with her sense of smell. She had problems with balance, incontinence, and memory. ...
Board: General Health 06-07-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Do I Need My Shunt Again? Strange Smells And It Is Not Sinus Related

If occasionally smelling smoke is the only symptom, I don't think it's worth the risk of establishing another shunt, do you? Just make sure you have a good smoke alarm in your house or apartment so...
Board: General Health 06-07-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Elevated Absolute Lymphocyte Count, Doctor Says It May Be Normal For Me?

Without knowing why your doctor thinks those numbers are normal for you, it seems the only purpose for getting retested is to see if those numbers will be repeated. Perhaps one test by itself...
Board: General Health 06-04-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Elevated Absolute Lymphocyte Count, Doctor Says It May Be Normal For Me?

When the lymphocyte count is greater than 4000 per microliter, it's known as lymphocytosis. If I'm not mistaken, I believe that's what your test indicates because your lymphocyte count is 5.3...
Board: Women's Health 06-03-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By JohnR41
Re: I'm scared about abnormal uterine cells in my pap

To characterize cells as being "abnormal" is not the same as saying they are cancer cells. We all have abnormal cells from time to time and they get taken care of by our immune system.
...
Board: Digestive Disorders 06-02-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Urine

I suppose it depends on the individual. If a person consumes a lot of toxins and/or medications, it may be somewhat "toxic". Urine is also not sterile, as was once thought. So, for example, if a...
Board: General Health 06-01-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Strange feeling

It sounds like it could be an anxiety attack, even though you don't think you're stressing over anything. Suppose it's triggered by your unconscious mind? Maybe triggered by something you were...
Board: Colds & Flu 06-01-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By JohnR41
Re: Deal with that annoying 'flu'

Anything other than resting all day? Okay.

* Try to get about 8 hours of quality sleep at night.

* Avoid stressful situations

* Maintain a healthy weight (Don't overeat.)

* Eat a healthy...
Board: Blood and Blood Vessel 05-31-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By JohnR41
Re: B12 Questions

This is unbelievable. The normal range, after checking online, is 200 to 900. So if you're in the normal range, why is your doctor going all out with the plan you mentioned above? What's the big...
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